Flames' Tanev returns to lineup for Game 4

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The Calgary Flames got key defenseman Chris Tanev back for Game 4 against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.

Tanev hadn't played since sustaining an injury in Game 6 of the Flames' first-round matchup against the Dallas Stars. He played just under 19 and a half minutes and was a plus-one while recording one assist in Calgary's 5-3 loss.

The Flames struggled to limit Oilers superstars Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl through the first three games of the second-round matchup, with the fearsome pair owning a combined 19 points.

Tanev, 32, was third amongst all Calgary defensemen in average ice time (20:28) during the regular season while logging six goals and 22 assists.

Flames' Tanev returns to lineup for Game 4
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